Ohio State University, Arts Administration, Education and Policy

Position ID:OSU-AAEP-PAE [#22354]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor in Art Education
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Art Education
Appl Deadline:2022/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/16, finished 2023/05/19)
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Department: Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy Position: 
Art Education Rank: Associate Professor or Professor

Description: The Ohio State University’s Department of Arts Administration, Education, and Policy (AAEP) invites applications for a full-time, Associate or Full Professor in Art Education to begin August 15, 2023. AAEP faculty and programs are committed to growing and expanding the field of art education and are at the forefront of innovative approaches to exploring the intersections of arts and culture. Successful candidates will have an expertise in art education including an understanding of K-12 art education and contemporary art education literature. AAEP values diverse forms of scholarship including traditional academic publishing, interdisciplinary scholarship; creative scholarship; and public scholarship. 

The successful candidate will continue to build a focused research agenda and will mentor pre-tenured faculty, undergraduate students, and graduate students, including students in our growing distance education program. This faculty member will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and social justice is an expectation from the Department. 


In line with the University’s and AAEP’s commitment to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff, we encourage applications from individuals from minority populations, including but not limited to people of color, women-identified, individuals with disabilities, the LGBTQI+ community, and veterans. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, including first-generation college students. 

About the Department of Arts Administration, Education, and Policy and OSU: The Department of Arts Administration, Education, and Policy at (AAEP) is recognized for the distinction of its programs; the research, teaching, and service accomplishments of its world-class faculty; and the diversity and aptitude of its outstanding students and alumni. AAEP faculty are internationally distinguished for an interdisciplinary body of research in such areas as contemporary theory and philosophy; disability studies; gender studies; sexuality studies; American Indian Studies; critical race theory; critical multicultural art education; community-based art education; museum studies and much more. Additional information about AAEP faculty and the department’s curricular offerings is available at https://aaep.osu.edu. ;

About Columbus: The largest Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience. ;

Application Instructions: Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22354. A complete application consists of the following: A cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a research statement summarizing the applicant’s research interests as they intersect with the arts and their future goals and past research; a teaching statement; a diversity statement which should articulate your demonstrated commitments in contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement; two examples of the candidate’s scholarship (e.g., articles, book chapters, creative scholarship, public scholarship); and three letters of recommendation. Applications received by November 15, 2022 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee chair, Dr. J. T. Richardson (richardson.865@osu.edu). 
Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. Finalists for any faculty position that carries tenure must sign an authorization and disclosure form, which will allow current or prior employer(s) to share information to the University regarding any findings of employment-related misconduct or disciplinary proceedings against a candidate and/or any pending investigations related to alleged misconduct. Such information shall include findings and pending investigations with respect to sexual harassment, violence, or harassment; research misconduct; financial fraud or misconduct; foreign influence violations, grant misuse or misconduct; and/or any other type of finding or pending investigation relating to a candidate's employer's policies and rules governing faculty conduct that may reasonably be expected to affect a candidate's appointment. If the University becomes aware of any past finding of misconduct or pending investigations that were not disclosed, Ohio State will treat that as a serious omission and reserves the right to rescind an offer or terminate employment. 

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. In support of this, The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has created the Office of Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty. This support includes dual careers services, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are available to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering The Ohio State University and throughout their transition. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Further Info:
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Dr. J. T. Richardson
1813 North High Street
231 Sullivant Hall
Columbus, OH 43210